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David Springer b. 14 Oct 1806 Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR d. 16 Apr 1884 Minier, Tazewell Co., IL: The Schrock-Birkey Connection

David Springer

Male 1806 - 1884  (77 years)


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  • Name David Springer  [1
    Born 14 Oct 1806  Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 21 Jun 1849  NY Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • via Liverpool, on ship Minnesota, with members of his family
    Naturalization 11 Jan 1855  Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1857  Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (David)
    Died 16 Apr 1884  Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Hopedale Mennonite Cemetery
    Person ID I1143  Schrock-Birkey Connection
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2019 

    Father Johannes Springer,   b. 1778, Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1831, Gittersbach, Dachau, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Katharina Zehr,   b. 15 Apr 1778, Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1849, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1798  Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F367  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Guth (Good),   b. 31 Jan 1803, Busenberg, Palatinate, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1849, Tremont, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years) 
    Children 
     1. Catharine Springer,   b. 1829, Solln, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1849, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     2. Elizabeth Springer,   b. 24 Jul 1830, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Aug 1921, Tiskilwa, Bureau Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     3. Johann Springer,   b. 28 Aug 1834, Munich, Bavaria, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1896, Little Mackinaw Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Christian Springer,   b. 12 Oct 1835, GR Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jul 1920, Peoria, Peoria Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Joseph Springer,   b. 20 Jun 1837,   d. 29 Mar 1902, Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Magdalena Springer,   b. 2 Feb 1840,   d. 16 Jul 1921, Colfax, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     7. Barbara Springer,   b. 28 Apr 1842,   d. 16 Jan 1917, Boynton Twp., Tazewell Co., IL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 3 Jan 2006 
    Family ID F1939  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Oct 1806 - Struth, Bas-Rhin, FR Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 21 Jun 1849 - NY Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 11 Jan 1855 - Pekin, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1857 - Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1884 - Minier, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hopedale, Tazewell Co., IL Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • The only child of Catherine and Johannes to have migrated to America. David lived at Solln, a southwestern Munich suburb, and sailed with his wife Elizabeth Guth on the Minnesota in 1849.

      On 1 Apr 1844, Elisabeth Springer authorized her husband in Solln to realize the real estate. [3, 4]

  • Sources 
    1. [S468] Birky and Springer immigration.

    2. [S1060] Find-A-Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/71922983/david-springer.

    3. [S729] Research records sent to Alta Heiser Detweiler in correspondence by Gertrude Guth.

    4. [S398] Amish Mennonites in Tazewell Co., Joseph Staker.


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